We support groups that speak out and litigate on behalf of communities who face discrimination—at work, on the street, in access to health care and other public services, or before the law.
National Security and Human Rights
Rebuilding and Resilience: 20 Years Since 9/11
On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Open Society shares reflections from partners on the road traveled since—and the hard work still ahead.
We Can’t Wait
A Travesty of Justice for Indigenous People in Mexico’s Prisons
Even though it passed with fanfare nearly a year ago, Mexico’s government has yet to enforce an amnesty bill that offered hope to many indigenous people who did not receive a fair trial in the first place.
Resisting Surveillance Capitalism
Amazon’s Spying Is a Threat to Workers and Democracy
From its consumer products to its government contracts, the tech behemoth is laying the foundation of a dystopian future where profits come before basic human rights.
Democracy in Puerto Rico
The Right Way to Help Rebuild Puerto Rico
Three years after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, aid has been slow, and the recovery has been halting. To help the island rebuild, policymakers need to recognize Puerto Ricans’ right to decide their future for themselves.
How the U.S. Government Is Trying to Unmake Americans
Under the Trump administration, the U.S. government has been waging an attack against naturalized citizens who live near the southern border. Here are their stories—and how they’re resisting this assault on the American dream.
Racial Justice Matters
Open Society’s History Fighting for Racial Justice in the United States
For decades, George Soros and the Open Society Foundations have invested in racial equity and the movement to dismantle systemic forms of discrimination—from the drug war to segregated schools and housing to securing the right to vote.
Busting Silos and Building Solidarity
Too often, communities under threat struggle in isolation. The Solidarity Summits were created to give diverse racial justice advocates a shared history and a common cause.
The Uncounted Victims of the War on Drugs
It’s time for policymakers, civil society, and the public at large to have a serious conversation about the racialization of antidrug policy. Getting reliable data is a crucial first step.